West Henderson senior Sam Staton held Polk County hitless until the fifth inning Saturday, his effort on the mound helping lift the Falcons to a 10-0 victory over Polk in non-conference baseball action in Mills River
Polk County scored in every inning, got solid pitching and stellar defense Thursday in handing East Henderson a 13-1 five-inning loss in non-conference baseball action in Flat Rock.
Polk County finally ran into a deficit Tuesday night it couldn't overcome. The Wolverines rallied from behind four times during their Western Highlands Conference clash with Mitchell. But the Mountaineers took advantage of a tiring Polk squad to score eight runs in the top of the 10th inning and take an 18-10 victory at Polk.
In each of the final two innings Tuesday, Polk County had two outs on the scoreboard and Hendersonville stopped from adding any runs in the inning. Unfortunately for the Wolverines, the third and final out in each frame proved too long in coming.
Winless during a three-game road trip to open the season, Polk County turned its home opener into its first victory of the season, scoring twice in the bottom of the seventh to hand Pisgah a 6-5 loss.
Pisgah built a 6-3 lead after two innings Monday, then held off a determined Polk County squad to take a 12-9 victory in a non-conference baseball matchup in Canton
Owen righthander Brady Parker brought an end Tuesday night to Polk County's recent offensive surge. Parker held Polk County to three hits, striking out 13 Wolverines as Owen took a 3-0 victory in a Western Highlands Conference meeting at Polk.
Polk County's baseball team will hold a pancake breakfast fundraiser on Saturday at Mountain View Barbecue in Columbus.
One of the hottest teams currently wearing Polk County blue and white continued its good fortune on Tuesday. Polk County's junior varsity won for the fourth time in five games, defeating Owen 15-5 in a five-inning game at Polk.
Polk County fought back Tuesday from a two-run deficit, scoring three runs in the top of the sixth en route to a 3-2 win over Rosman in non-conference baseball action in Rosman